Oatmeal Gingersnaps

Traci Coleman


I wanted to make something a little different than the regular ol' gingersnap or gingerbread cookie. This has such a GREAT spice to it and if you like gingersnaps, you should try this!

Original recipe from Taste of Home website.


★★★★★ 1 vote

About 4 dozen cookies
10 Min
50 Min


  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
  • 1
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
    oats (quick cooking)
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cloves
  • ·
    additional sugar for rolling

How to Make Oatmeal Gingersnaps


  1. Preheat oven to 350. In mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg and combine well. Add molasses and mix.
  2. In separate bowl, combine flour, oats, soda, ginger, and cloves.
  3. Slowly add dry ingredients to the sugar mixture.
  4. Form into balls and roll in the additional sugar.
  5. Place on cookie sheet about 3 inches apart. Flatten with bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Bake 8-10 minutes, being careful not to overbake.
  6. Remove from cookie sheet and cool on rack.

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About Oatmeal Gingersnaps

Course/Dish: Cookies

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